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The Pros and Cons of User Generated Content


Have you ever wanted to just throw your hands in the air and say, “Let the learners create it themselves if they’re so picky!” when you get negative feedback about a course? Well… What if you did just that? User generated content is not usually a big part of a training program. But as more…

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The Best of e-Learning in September


Fall is here and with it our September must-reads from some of our favorite e-Learning blogs and sites—The Best of e-Learning in September. It’s time to grab a pumpkin spice latte for yourself (and maybe a coworker to avoid any seasonal beverage envy in the office), and check out these 10 articles:  Using jQuery and…

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Learning Takes Root with Branching Scenarios


Branching scenarios are a great way to introduce complex problems into an e-Learning module. A branching scenario is like a “choose your own adventure” book, where every decision you make in the beginning impacts where you end up and what your options are.  You can use branching scenarios to help your learners: Recognize and challenge…

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The Power of Lectora in the Cloud


It’s time to get your head IN the clouds—with cloud authoring! Lectora® Online just got a makeover, and V2.0 is ready to take you on a magic carpet ride to the cloud. Check it out: Experience a magically easy-to-use interface. You get the flexibility you need to create the courses you imagine with Lectora Online,…

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Thursday’s Trending e-Learning Topic: Success


Everyone wants to succeed, especially e-Learning developers. That’s why the trending topic this Thursday is success! Below you’ll find all the tips you need to succeed in the e-Learning world—from course design to the details of your overall training program. Get excited. As Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” Here…

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Applying K-12 Education Tips to Adult Learning


Wouldn’t it be great if creating adult learning were as fun as creating lesson plans for kids? Throw in some naptime, a few snack breaks and a catchy song about the alphabet, and you’re done, right? While I wouldn’t recommend asking your employees to memorize songs, there are some K-12 educational strategies that you can…

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Using jQuery and Lectora to Customize Your e-Learning Courses: Part 2


This is Part 2 of my 4-part blog about leveraging jQuery to take your Lectora® courses beyond “good” and into the “awesome” territory. In Part 1, we learned how to add the jQuery library to your title and extend quiz functionality in a very interesting way. In this chapter, we’ll look at how to speed…

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Free Design Resources for Your e-Learning


The premade themes and templates that come with Lectora® are great, but what if you’re in the mood for something a little different? We scoured the web and found a few great FREE design downloads. So, in case you’re not working with that unlimited budget we all dream of, check out these free design resources!…

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10 Tips to Earn Money as an eLearning Professional


As is the case with any worthwhile and rewarding career path, it takes time and dedication to be a successful eLearning professional. However, there are a number of ways that you can boost your earning potential and increase your profits even if you are new in the eLearning field. 1. Discover your niche and get…

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Using jQuery and Lectora to Customize Your e-Learning Courses: Part 1


In this 4-part blog I’m going to show you how to leverage jQuery to take your Lectora® e-Learning courses beyond “good” and into the “awesome” territory. Let’s start with Part 1, where we’ll learn how to add the jQuery library to your title as well as how to use it for a cool little trick….

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